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Education
BA University of Chicago
JD Boston College
PhD University of Southern California

Academic Appointments
Associate Professor, Political Science, University of Florida, 2012-Present
Colonel Allen R. and Margaret G. Crow Term Professor, University of Florida, 2015-2016
Research Fellow, Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, 2015-2016
Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Florida, 2009-2012
Faculty Research Affiliate, Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, 2008-2011
Assistant Professor, Political Science, Virginia Tech, 2007-2009
Visiting Scholar, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan, 2008
Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science, Duke University, 2006-2007
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2005-2006
Visiting Assistant Professor, Women’s Studies, Merrimack College, 2006
Lecturer, Politics , Brandeis University, 2005

 

Areas of Research, Teaching, Speaking, and Media Consulting
Feminist International Relations: gender and international security, gender and political leadership, women’s violence in global politics, gender and terrorism, gender and war ethics
International Security: just war theorizing, war ethics, civilian victimization, terrorism studies
Law: race, gender, and intersectionality; international law

Publications

Authored Books
Women as Wartime Rapists (New York University Press, 2016)
Beyond Mothers, Monsters, Whores (with Caron Gentry, Zed Books, 2015)
Gender War and Conflict (Polity, 2014)
Gendering Global Conflict: Toward a Feminist Theory of War (Columbia University Press, 2013)
Mothers, Monsters, Whores (with Caron Gentry, Zed Books, 2007)
Gender, Justice, and the Wars in Iraq (Lexington Books, 2006)

Edited Books
Handbook on Gender and Security (with Laura Shepherd and Caron Gentry, Routledge, 2018)
Interpretive Quantification (with J. Samuel Barkin, Michigan, 2018)
Gender and Crisis in Global Politics (Routledge, 2017)
Women, Gender, and Terrorism (with Caron Gentry, University of Georgia Press, 2011)
Feminism and International Relations (with J. Ann Tickner, Routledge, 2011)
Gender, War, and Militarism (with Sandra Via, Praeger Security International, 2010)
Feminist Theory and Gender Studies Section of the International Studies Compendium (Blackwell, 2010)
Gender and International Security (Routledge, 2010)
Rethinking the 21st Century (with Amy Eckert, Zed Books, 2009)

Journal Editorships

Book Series

Oxford Studies in International Relations (with J. Ann Tickner)
Perspectives on Political Violence (with Cameron G. Thies, New York University Press)
Gender and  Global Security (with Caron Gentry, Routledge)

Journal Special Issues

  • “Faking It in 21st Century IR/Global Politics,” Forum in Millennium: Journal of International Politics 45(1) (2016): 80-130.
  • (with Caron Gentry) “Everyday Violence, Gender, and Terrorism,” special section of Critical Studies on Terrorism 8(3) (2015): 358-455.
  • (with Cynthia Weber) “Queer International Relations,” Forum in International Studies Review, 16(4), December 2014: 596-622.
  • (with Jennifer Lobasz) “The State of Feminist Security Studies,” Edited Critical Perspectives section of Politics and Gender, December 2011, 7(4):573-604.
  • Security Studies: Feminist Contributions,” Edited Special Issue of the Journal Security Studies, 18(2), July 2009, 183-369.

Academic Blogging
RelationsInternational (www.relationsinternational.com), 2014-
Duck of Minerva (www.duckofminerva.com), 2007-2014

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • “Invisible Structures of Anarchy: Gender, Orders, and Global Politics,” Journal of International Political Theory. (Forthcoming)
  • “Jihadi Brides and Female Volunteers: Reading the Islamic State’s War to See Gender and Agency in Conflict Dynamics.” Conflict Management and Peace Science (OnlineFirst)
  • (with Kelly Kadera and Cameron Thies) “Reevaluating Gender and IR Scholarship: Moving Beyond Reiter’s Dichotomies Toward Effective Synergies.” Journal of Conflict Resolution (Advanced Access)
  • “What, and Where, Is Feminist Security Studies?” Journal of Regional Security 11(2) (2016): 143-161.
  • (with Caron Gentry) “It’s Complicated: Looking Closely at Women in Violent Extremism,” Georgetown Journal of International Affairs 27(2) (2016): 23-30.
  • “Trans* America,” Millennium: Journal of International Studies 45(1) (2016): 91-97
  • “Witnessing the Protection Racket: Rethinking Justice in/of Wars through Gendered Lenses,” International Politics, 53(3) (2016): 361-384.
  • “Centering Security Studies Around Felt, Gendered Insecurities,” Journal of Global Security Studies 1(1) (2016): 51-63.
  • “The Terror of Everyday Counterterrorism,” Critical Studies on Terrorism 8(3) (2015): 383-400.
  • (with Jonathon Whooley) “The Arab Spring for Women? Representations of Women in Middle East Politics in 2011,” Journal of Women, Politics, and Policy 36(3) (2015): 261-284.
  • “Seeing Sex, Gender, and Sexuality in International Security,” International Journal 70(3) (2015): 434-453.
  • (with J. Samuel Barkin) “Calculating Critique: Seeing Outside the Methods Matching Game,” Millennium: Journal of International Studies 43(3) (2015): 852-871.
  • “(S)he Shall Not Be Moved: Gender, Bodies, and Travel Rights in the Post 9/11 Era,” Security Journal 28(2) (2015): 198-215.
  • “Intimacy, Warfare, and Gender Hierarchy,” Political Geography 44 (2015): 74-76.
  • “The Politics of Location and the Location of Politics: Thinking about Feminist Security Studies,” International Studies Perspectives 15(4) (2014): 566-569.
  • “Gender/Violence in a Gendered/Violent World,” Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 42(2) (2014): 532-542.
  • “Queering the ‘Territorial Peace’? Queer Theory Conversing with Mainstream International Relations,” International Studies Review 16(4) (2014): 608-612.
  • “The Terror of Sex: Significations of Al Qaeda Wives,” Journal of Post-Colonial Cultures and Societies 4(2) (2013): 99-132.
  • “Feminist IR 101: Teaching Through Blogs,” International Studies Perspectives 14(4) (2013): 383-393.
  • “Viewing Peace through Gender Lenses,” Ethics and International Affairs 27(2) (2013): 1-13.
  • “Towards Transgendering International Relations?,” International Political Sociology, 6(4) (2012): 337-354.
  • (with Laura Shepherd). “Trans-Bodies in/of Wars: Cis-privilege and Contemporary Security Strategies,” Feminist Review, 101 (2012): 5-23.
  • “What Waltz Couldn’t See: Gender Hierarchy, International Structure, and the Causes of War” International Theory 4(1) (2012): 1-38.
  • “Looking Forward: Conceptualizing Feminist Security Studies,” Politics and Gender 7(4) (December 2011): 600-4.
  • “Emotion, Risk, and Feminist International Relations Research,” International Studies Review, 13(4) (December 2011): 699-703.
  • (with Jessica Peet) “A(nother) Dark Side of the Protection Racket: Targeting Women in Wars,” International Feminist Journal of Politics 13(2) (July 2011): 163-82.
  • “The Paradox of Double Effect: How Feminism Can Save the Immunity Principle,” Women’s Policy Journal 7(1) (May 2011): 1-25.
  • “Gender, the State, and War Redux: Feminist International Relations Across the ‘Levels of Analysis’” International Relations, 25(1) (2011): 108-134.
  • “Women Fighters and the ‘Beautiful Soul’ Narrative,” International Review of the Red Cross, 92(877) (March 2010): 53-68.
  • “Security Studies: Feminist Contributions.” Security Studies, 18(2) (June 2009): 183-213.
  • “Feminist Interrogations of Terrorism/Terrorism Studies.” International Relations, 23(1) (March 2009): 69-74.
  • (with Caron Gentry) “Profiling Terror: Gendering the Strategic Logic of Suicide Terror and other Narratives.” Austrian Journal of Political Science, 2008/2: 181-196.
  • “Scaling IR Theory: Geography’s Contribution to Where IR Takes Place.” International Studies Review, 10(3) (August 2008): 471-499.
  • “The Norm of Tradition: Gender Subordination and Women’s Exclusion in International Relations.” Politics and Gender, 4(1) (March 2008): 73-80.
  • “Reduced to Bad Sex: Narratives of Violent Women from the Bible to the War on Terror.” International Relations, 22(1) (March 2008): 5-23. Reprinted in Kvinder, Kon, & Forskning 2 (2013): 64-81.
  • “Why Just War Needs Feminism Now More Than Ever.” International Politics, 45(1) (January 2008): 1-18.  
  • “Gender and Personal Pedagogy: Some Observations.” International Studies Perspectives 8(3) (Summer 2007): 336-339.
  • “Agency, Militarized Femininity, and Enemy Others.” International Feminist Journal of Politics 9(1) (January 2007): 82-101.
  • “The Gendered Realities of the Immunity Principle: Why Gender Analysis Needs Feminism.” International Studies Quarterly 50(4) (December 2006): 889-910.

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

 “Feminist International Political Theory,” for Chris Brown and Robyn Eckersley, eds. Oxford Handbook of International Political Theory, Oxford: Oxford University Press (Forthcoming).

 “Feminist Security and Security Studies,” for William Wohlforth and Alexandra Gheciu, eds. Oxford Handbook of International Security, Oxford: Oxford University Press (Forthcoming).

“Feminism: Seeing Gender in Global Politics,” in Eric Leonard, ed. International Relations 101, London: Palgrave MacMillan (Forthcoming)

“Theories of War,” in Fionnuala Ni Aolain, Nahla Valji, Naomi Cahn, and Dina Haynes, Oxford Handbook on Gender and Conflict, Oxford: Oxford University Press (Forthcoming).

“Queering IR Constructivism,” for Harry Gould, ed., The Art of World-Making, London: Routledge, 2017.

“Revealing International Hierarchy through Gender Lenses,” in Ayse Zarakol, ed., Hierarchies in World Politics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

“Undisciplined IR: Thinking without a Net,” in Synne L. Dyvik, Jan Selby, and Rorden Wilkinson, eds. What’s the Point of International Relations? London: Routledge, 159-169, 2017.

(with J. Samuel Barkin) “Introduction: Why Quantitative Methods for Constructivist and Critical Theorizing,” in J. Samuel Barkin and Laura Sjoberg, eds. Interpretive Quantification. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1-28, 2017.

(with Kevin Knudson) “Theoretical Geometry, Critical Theory, and Concept Spaces in IR,” in J. Samuel Barkin and Laura Sjoberg, eds. Interpretive Quantification. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 196-226, 2017.

(with J. Samuel Barkin) “Conclusion: Prospects for Interpretive Quantification,” in J. Samuel Barkin and Laura Sjoberg, eds. Interpretive Quantification. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 243-264, 2017.

(with Cynthia Weber and Heidi Hudson) “Gender and Crisis in Global Politics: Introduction,” in Laura Sjoberg, ed. Gender and Crisis in Global Politics. London: Routledge, 1-7, 2017.

(with Natalia Fontoura) “Gender Issues in 21st Century World Politics,” for Mark Beeson and Nick Bisley, eds. Issues in 21st Century World Politics, 3rd edition, London: Palgrave, 172-184, 2016.

“The Closer You Look, the Less You See: Knowledge Cumulation in IR,” for Patrick James, Annette Freyberg-Inan, and Ewan Harrison, eds., Evaluating Progress in International Relations: How Do You Know? London: Routledge, 156-172, 2016.

“Women Living in a Gendered World,” in Joyce Kaufman and Kristen Williams, eds. Women and Post-Conflict Transformation: Lessons of the Past, Implications for the Future, New York and London: Routledge, 15-33, 2016.

“Gender-Based Violence in War,” in Jennifer Pederson, Julia Welland, Linda Steiner, and Simona Sharoni, eds. Handbook on Gender and War, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 175-193, 2016.

(with Caron Gentry) “Female Terrorism and Militancy,” in Richard Jackson, ed. Routledge Handbook of Critical Terrorism Studies, London: Routledge, 145-156, 2016.

 “Gendered Violence in Conflict,” in Jill Steans and Daniele Tepe-Belfrage, eds. Handbook of Gender and World Poltics, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 197-205, 2016.

(with Anna Weissman)  “The Queer In/Of International Relations,” for Patrick James, ed. Oxford Bibliographies for International Relations, DOI: 10.1093/OBO/9780199743292-0177, 2016.

(with J. Ann Tickner) “Feminism.” In International Relations Theories, edited by Steve Smith, Tim Dunne, and Milja Kurki, fourth edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 179-195 (4th edition, 2017; 3rd edition, 2013; 2nd edition, 2010; first edition, 2006)

“Conclusion: LGBTQ Politics/Global Politics/International Relations,” in Manuela Picq and Markus Thiel, eds., Sexualities in World Politics, New York and London: Routledge, 155-171, 2015.

 “Female Combatants, Feminism, and Just War,” in Ania Plomien, Clare Hemmings, Marsha Henry, Mary Evans, Sadie Wearing, and Sumi Madhok, Handbook of Feminist Theory, London: Sage, 535-549, 2014.

“Feminist Theory and Gender Studies,” in Joel Krieger, ed. The Oxford Companion to International Relations, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 300-304, 2014.

(with Caron Gentry) “Terrorism and Political Violence,” in Laura J. Shepherd, ed. Gender Matters in Global Politics, 2nd Edition, London: Routledge, 120-131, 2014.

(with Jonathon Whooley) “New Discourse, Old Orientalism: A Critical Evaluation of the ‘Arab Spring for Women’?,” in John Davis, ed. The Arab Spring and Arab Thaw: Unfinished Revolutions and the Quest for Democracy, Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 13-44, 2014.

 “Feminism,” in Paul ‘t Hart and R. A. W. Rhodes, Oxford Handbook of Political Leadership, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 72-86.

“Just War without Civilians,” in The Future of Just War: New Critical Essays, eds. Amy Eckert and Caron Gentry, Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 148-164, 2014.

“Morality, Legality, and Health: The Influence of the Grounds of Abortion Legality on Abortion-Related Health Issues,” in Lyn Boyd-Judson and Patrick James, Women’s Global Health: Ethical Norms and State Policies, New York: Lexington Press, 53-72, 2014.

 “The Inseparability of Gender Hierarchy, Just War, and the Legitimacy of War(s)” in Cian O’Driscoll, Anthony Lang, and John Williams, eds. Just War: Authority, Tradition, and Practice, Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 81-96, 2013.

(with J. Ann Tickner) “Feminist Perspectives on International Relations,” in Handbook of International Relations, 2nd edition, eds. Walter Carlsnaes, Thomas Risse, and Beth Simmons, London: Sage, 170-194, 2012.

(with Jeffrey Horowitz) “Quantitative Methods in Critical Security Studies,” in Laura J. Shepherd, ed. Critical Approaches to Security: Theories and Methods, London: Routledge, 103-117, 2012.

 “Feminist Reflections on Political Violence,” Ashgate Research Companion to Political Violence, ed. Marie Breen-Smyth. Aldershot: Ashgate, 261-280, 2012.

 “Arguing Gender and International Relations,” in Alker and IR, Renee Marlin-Bennett. London: Routledge, 55-68, 2011.

(with Grace Cooke and Stacy Reiter Neal) “Women, Gender, and 21st Century Terrorism: Introduction,” in Women, Gender, and Terrorism, Laura Sjoberg and Caron Gentry, Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1-25, 2011.

(with Caron Gentry) “Gendering Women’s Terrorism in Historical Perspective,” in Women, Gender, and Terrorism, Laura Sjoberg and Caron Gentry, Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 57-80, 2011.

 “Conclusion: The Study of Women, Gender, and Terrorism,” in Women, Gender, and Terrorism, Laura Sjoberg and Caron Gentry, forthcoming University of Georgia Press, 227-39, 2011.

(with J. Ann Tickner) “Introduction,” in Feminism and International Relations: Conversations about the Past, Present, and Future, eds. J. Ann Tickner and Laura Sjoberg, New York: Routledge, 1-21, 2011.

(with Jessica Peet) “Targeting Civilians in War: Feminist Approaches,” in Feminism and International Relations: Conversations about the Past, Present, and Future, eds. J. Ann Tickner and Laura Sjoberg, New York: Routledge, 169-87, 2011.

“Emancipation and the Feminist Security Studies Project,” in Feminism and International Relations: Conversations about the Past, Present, and Future, eds. J. Ann Tickner and Laura Sjoberg, New York: Routledge, 115-22, 2011.

(with J. Ann Tickner) “Conclusion: Feminist Futures,” in Feminism and International Relations: Conversations about the Past, Present, and Future, eds. J. Ann Tickner and Laura Sjoberg, New York: Routledge, 221-36, 2011.

“Reconstructing Womanhood in Post-Conflict Rwanda,” in Women, War, and Violence: Personal Perspectives and Global Activism, ed. Robin M. Chandler, Lihua Wang, and Linda K. Fuller, London: Palgrave MacMillan, 165-82, 2010.

 “Women and the Genocidal Rape of Other Women: Gendered Dynamics of Gendered War Crimes,” in Confronting Gender Justice: Women’s Lives, Human Rights, ed. Debra Bergofen, Paula Ruth Gilbert, Tamara Harvey, and Connie L. McNeely, London: Routledge, 21-34, 2010.

(with Sandra Via) “Introduction,” in Gender, War, and Militarism, ed. Laura Sjoberg and Sandra Via, Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Security International, 1-16, 2010.

 “Gendering the Empire’s Soldiers: Gendered Ideologies, the United States Military, and the War on Terror,” in Gender, War, and Militarism, ed. Laura Sjoberg and Sandra Via, Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Security International, 209-218, 2010.

(with Sandra Via) “Conclusion: The Interrelationship Between Gender, War, and Militarism,” in Gender, War, and Militarism, ed. Laura Sjoberg and Sandra Via, Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Security International, 231-241, 2010.

(with Jillian Martin) “Feminist Security Theorizing” in International Studies Compendium, ed. Bob Denemark. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2207-2226, 2010.

(with Brooke Ackerly) “Feminist Theory and Gender Studies: Introduction,” in International Studies Compendium, ed. Bob Denemark. London: Wiley-Blackwell, xlii-lix, 2010.

“Feminism and Styles of Political Leadership.” In Ashgate Research Companion to Political Leadership, edited by Mikhail Molchanov, Joe Masciulli, and W. Andy Knight, London: Ashgate, 149-176, 2009.

 “Introduction,” In Gender and International Security: Feminist Perspectives, ed. Laura Sjoberg. London: Routledge, 1-14, 2009.

 “Gendering Power Transition Theory.” In Gender and International Security: Feminist Perspectives, ed. Laura Sjoberg. London: Routledge, 2009, 83-102, 2009.

 “Gender, Just War Theory, and Non-State Actors,” In Ethics, Authority, and War: Non-State Actors and the Just War Tradition, ed. Brent Steele and Eric Heinze, New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 151-176, 2009

(with Amy Eckert) “Introduction,” In Rethinking the 21st Century: New Problems, Old Solutions, Amy Eckert and Laura Sjoberg. London: Zed Books, 1-21, 2009.

“Sanctions as War” In Rethinking the 21st Century: New Problems, Old Solutions, Amy Eckert and Laura Sjoberg. London: Zed Books, 173-192, 2009.

(with Amy Eckert)  “Conclusion,” In Rethinking the 21st Century: New Problems, Old Solutions, Amy Eckert and Laura Sjoberg. London: Zed Books, 228-236, 2009.

Other Publications and Reviews: see CV PDF

Awards and Grants

  • University of Florida Term Professorship, 2016-2019 ($15000)
  • Colonel Allen R. and Margaret G. Crow Term Professor, University of Florida, 2016-2017 ($6000)
  • University of Florida Humanities Scholarship Enhancement Fund, “Seducing Territory,” Summer 2016 ($11500)
  • ISA Workshop Grant Award (with J. Samuel Barkin, Patrick James, Annette Freyberg-Inan, and Ewan Harrison), 2014 ($24432)
  • Excellence Award for Assistant Professors, University of Florida, 2012 ($5000)
  • Online Course Development Grant, University of Florida, Spring 2012 ($4000)
  • United States State Department Study of the United States (SUSI) on U. S. Foreign Policy, “Foreign Policy from a Domestic Gaze” (with Stephen Craig), 2012 ($289899)
  • United States State Department Study of the United States (SUSI) on U. S. Foreign Policy, “The United States from the Inside Out” (with Stephen Craig), 2011 ($289222)
  • University of Florida Humanities Endowment Fund, “Rape Among Women,” 2011 ($10248)
  • University of Florida Department of Political Science Collaborative Research Grant, “Gendering the Civilian Victimization Debate,” (with Jessica Peet), 2010 ($1000)
  • University of Florida Preliminary Research Grant, “Theorizing Conflict Processes through Gendered Lenses,” 2010 ($11000)
  • University of Southern California School of International Relations Grant, “Twenty Years of Feminist International Relations,” (with J. Ann Tickner), 2010 ($20000)
  • International Studies Association Working Group Grant, “Gender and Security Studies: Theory and Practice,” 2010 ($5000)
  • Feminist Theory and Gender Studies Section Service Award, International Studies Association, 2009
  • “Simulating Comparative Politics,” University Provost’s Office Summer Sessions Grant, Virginia Tech, 2008 ($5000)
  • (with Craig Brians), “Learning Outcome Assessment for Political Science/International Studies,” Office of Academic Assessment Grant, Virginia Tech, 2008 ($2100)
  • (with Craig Brians), “Interdisciplinary Learning Outcome Assessment for the Social Sciences,” Center for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Interdisciplinary Teaching Grant, 2008 ($2880)
  • Institute for Society, Culture, and the Environment Research Grant, Virginia Tech, 2008 ($5000)
  • International Studies Association Workshop Grant, Security Studies: Feminist Contributions, 2007 (with Susan Peterson, editor-in-chief of Security Studies) ($5000)
  • International Studies Association Workshop Grant, Old Solutions to New Problems: Rethinking 21st Century Security (with Amy Eckert, co-Program Chair of ISA-West) ($5000)
  • Departmental Research Grant, Duke University, Department of Political Science, 2006-2007 ($2000)
  • Best Paper Award, Women in Politics, American Political Science Association, 2006
  • Kenan Institute for Ethics Faculty Grant, Duke University, 2006 ($2000)
  • International Studies Association Travel Grants, 2005, 2006 ($500)
  • International Studies Association Northeast Travel Grant, 2005 ($250)
  • University of Southern California Center for International Studies Dissertation Fellowship, Summer 2004 ($10000)
  • University of Southern California, University Best Dissertation, 2004
  • Boston College Law School Merit Scholarship, 2004-2007
  • University of California at Santa Barbara Center for the Study of Sexuality in the Military Research Fellowship, 2003-2004 ($1000)
  • University of Southern California Center for International Studies Pre-Dissertation Fellow, Summer 2002 ($3000)
  • Bannerman Foundation Fellow in International Relations, 2001-2002
  • Best Graduate Student Paper Award, ISA-West, 2002

Special Training
Bridging the Gap, American University, 2017
Basin Harbor Workshop on Teaching Security Studies, Johns Hopkins University, 2009
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, University of Michigan, 2008
Journeys in World Politics, University of Iowa, 2007
Executive Education: From Harvard Square to the Oval Office: Women in Politics, 2005-2006
Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies, University of Southern California, 2004
Institute on Qualitative Research Methods (IQRM), Tempe, Arizona, January 2003
Women in International Security Summer Symposium, June 2002

Professional Service and Affiliations

Field Leadership Positions

International Studies Association (ISA)
Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Virtual Engagement, 2017-2019
Vice President, 2015-2016
Member, Governing Council, 2009-2016
Member, Professional Development Committee, 2010-2012
Member, Workshop Grants Committee, 2011-2013
Chair, Committee on the Status of Women, 2012-2014
Editor, International Studies Review, 2015-2017
Associate Editor, International Studies Review, 2014-2015

Feminist Theory and Gender Studies Section of the ISA
Executive Committee, 2006-2012
Program Chair, 2007-2009
Section Chair, 2009-2010

International Studies Association, West Region
Executive Board, 2006-2012
Program Co-Chair, 2006-2007
President, 2007-2008

International Studies Association, Northeast Region
Methods Workshop Chair, 2017-2019
Chair, Yale Ferguson Book Award Committee, 2012, 2016
Program Chair, 2009-2010
President-Elect and Acting President, 2010-2011
President, 2011-2012
Governing Council, 2009-2015

International Studies Association, South Region
Executive Board, 2010-2013

American Political Science Association
Mentor, 2013-
Member, Committee to Rename the International Relations Dissertation Award, 2015-2016

American Political Science Association Women and Politics Research Section
Program Chair, 2013-2014
Secretary, 2010-2012

American Political Science Association Sexuality and Politics Research Section
Section Chair, 2013-2014
Program Chair, 2012-2013

Southern Political Science Association
Chair, Committee on the Status of Women, 2016-
Member, Committee on the Status of Women, 2014-

Professional Memberships
International Studies Association
European International Studies Association
American Political Science Association
British International Studies Association
Women’s Caucus for International Studies
Southern Political Science Association

University Service

University Level
Faculty Senator, 2010-2016
Faculty Senate Budget Council, 2012-2015
LGBT Affairs Committee, 2012-2015
Coach, University of Florida Mock Trial Team, 2011-
Reitz Scholars Mentor Board, University of Florida, 2010-
Women’s Mentoring Board, 2010-
Honors Advisory Committee, 2010-
Planning Committee, ACC Inter-Institutional Academic Collaborative Student Leadership Conference, Virginia Tech, 2008-2009
Organization of Women Faculty, Executive Board, Virginia Tech, 2008-2009
President, Middle East Working Group, Virginia Tech, 2008-2009
Planning Group, Institute for Society, Culture, and the Environment, Virginia Tech, 2007-2009

College Level
Secretary of the Faculty, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 2010-2013
Member, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Steering Committee, 2010-2013
Faculty Affiliate, Women’s Studies, 2010-
Research Committee, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech, 2008-2009
Faculty Affiliate, Women’s Studies, Virginia Tech, 2007-2009
Faculty Affiliate, the Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought (ASPECT) Ph.D. Program, Virginia Tech, 2007-2009
International Studies Steering Committee, Virginia Tech, 2007-2009

Department Level
African American Studies Search Committee, 2015
Graduate Placement Director, Political Science Department, 2010-2013
Member, Chair’s Advisory Committee (CAC), Political Science Department, 2010-2012
Graduate Admissions Committee, 2012, 2013, 2017
Research Series Coordinator, Political Science Department, 2009-2010
Political Science Dissertation-Writing Support Group Coordination, 2010-
Co-Coordinator, Workshop on Epistemology and Method in IR, 2010
Best Undergraduate Thesis Committee, Political Science Department, 2010
International Relations Field Committee, Political Science Department, 2009-
Chair, International Relations Field Committee, Political Science Department, 2012-2014
Graduate Teaching Award Committee, Political Science Department, 2010
Editor, Virginia Tech Political Science Alumni Newsletter, 2007-2009
Political Science Curriculum Committee, Virginia Tech, 2007-2009

Editorial Boards
Foreign Policy Analysis, Review of International Studies, Critical Studies on Terrorism, International Studies Quarterly, Politics & Gender, International Studies Perspectives, International Interactions, International Political Sociology, Journal of Global Security Studies.

Peer Reviewer
World Politics; International Studies Quarterly; International Feminist Journal of Politics; International Security; Ethics and International Affairs; European Journal of International Relations; International Studies Review; International Studies Perspectives; Security Dialogue; The Sociological Review; Political Research Quarterly; Global Society; Journal of Peace Research; Globalizations; Journal of International Relations and Development; Cambridge University Press; Rowman and Littlefield Publishers; Routledge Publishers; Longman Publishers; Columbia University Press; Polity Press; New York University Press; Oxford University Press; the International Studies Compendium; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada; Political Research Quarterly; International Relations; the National Science Foundation; Journal of Political Science Education; Gender, Place, and Culture; British Journal of Politics and International Relations; Zed Books; Kumarian Press, Temple University Press, Continuum Press; Politics and Gender; Westview Press; Journal of International Women’s Studies; Ethics and International Affairs; Ashgate Press; Palgrave MacMillan; International Interactions; International Political Sociology; Taylor and Francis Journals; Review of International Studies; Women’s Studies International Forum; Critical Studies on Security; Millennium: Journal of International Studies; Canadian Journal of Development Studies; Feminist Formations; MIT Press; International Relations; International Journal; Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding; Polity; Terrorism and Political Violence; Feminist Studies; Journal of Feminist Studies; Journal of Human Rights; British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies; Gender & Society; Journal of Conflict, Security, & Development, American Political Science Review.

Consulting and Contract Research

MercyCorps/USAID; The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA); the United States Institute of Peace; The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM); Department of State, Academic Council of the United Nations; Canadian Peacebuilding Network; Rudman and Winchell, PA/LLC

Ph.D. Committees
Natalia Fontoura, University of Florida (chair)
Ioannis Ziogas, University of Florida (chair)
Kendra Patterson, University of Florida (chair)
Anna Weissman, University of Florida (chair)
Li-Li Chen, University of Florida (chair)
Catherine Jean, University of Florida (chair)
Lorna Bracewell, University of Florida (member, 2015) (now Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Kearney)
Jadon Marianetti, University of Florida, 2015 (now Presidential Management Fellow, US Department of Education)
Jonathon Whooley, University of Florida, 2015 (now Lecturer, San Francisco State University)
Sandra Via, Virginia Tech, 2011 (co-chair) (now Assistant Professor, Ferrum College)
Adriana Seagle, Virginia Tech, 2012 (member)
Jessica Peet, University of Florida, 2011 (co-chair) (now Assistant Professor of Teaching, University of Southern California)
Jennifer Heeg, Georgetown University, 2010 (member) (now private consultant)
Sarah Cervone, University of Florida, 2010, (anthropology, outside member)

Selected Invited Presentations

  • “The Girls of War, 1914-2014,” Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, May 15, 2017.
  • Senior Mentor, Journeys in World Politics, May 4-6, 2017.
  • “Re-Mapping IR: Gender, War, and Conflict,” Georgetown University, February 27, 2017.
  • “Seeing Rape Among Women,” University of Illinois, September 15, 2016.
  • “Jihadi Brides and Female Volunteers: Seeing Women in the Islamic State’s War,” University of Wisconsin, Madison, September 13, 2016.
  • “In the Army and in the Closet: Male Prostitution around US Military Bases,” Newcastle University, June 23, 2016 (talk given remotely for family reasons).
  • “Gender, Distribution, and Conflict in Global Politics,” Peace Research Institute Frankfurt, June 11, 2016, (talk given remotely for family reasons).
  • “Sex, Gender, Sexuality, and Wartime Targeting through Feminist Lenses,” Gender and Security in Violent Conflict Conference, Hebrew University, June 8, 2016, (talk given remotely for family reasons).
  • “Women as Victims and Victimizers in Armed Conflict,” American University, May 26, 2016 (talk given remotely for family reasons).
  • “Critical Theories and Areas of Limited Statehood,” Free University of Berlin, April 23, 2016.
  • “Scaling Up Gender Hierarchy: Seeing the Social as Structural in Global Politics,” Keynote Address, Scaling Forms Conference, University of Chicago, April 1, 2016.
  • “What’s the Point of IR?,” University of Sussex 50 Year Celebration Conference, Invited Speaker, December 10, 2015.
  • “Gender and International Security,” University of Belgrade, November 23, 2015.
  • “Gender and Security Sector Reform,” NATO-Belgrade, November 23, 2015.
  • “Transforming War Rape Justice to See Rape Among Women,” University of Florida Levin School of Law, November 19, 2015.
  • “War Families and the Wars in Iraq,” Georgetown University, Qatar, November 15, 2015.
  • “The Girls of War: From 1914 to 2014,” John F. Kennedy School, Harvard University, October 22, 2015.
  • “Calculating Critique? The Potential of ‘Quantitative Methods’ for ‘Critical/Constructivist’ IR,” University of Alabama, March 26, 2015.
  • “If its Everything, Its Nothing: An Outsider’s Argument for Specificity in Constructivisms,” University of Southern California, January 10, 2015.
  • “Queer Failure for Diversity Seekers?”, National Science Foundation, January 9, 2015.
  • “Feminist Readings of Intentional Civilian Victimization.” University of Glasgow, November 26, 2014.
  • “Gender and Just War in the 21st Century,” University of Edinburgh, November 25, 2014.
  • “Genderqueering Darwin: Feminist and Queer Responses to Evolutionary Theory in IR,” University of St. Andrews, November 24, 2014.
  • “Genderqueering Darwin: Feminist and Queer Responses to Evolutionary Theory in IR,” Johns Hopkins University, November 6, 2014.
  • Millennium: Journal of International Studies 2014 Annual Conference, Quo Vadis IR: Method, Methodology, and Innovation, October 17-19, 2014, “Calculating Critique: Quantitative Methods for Critical/Constructivist IR”
  • “Rape Among Women,” at “Women’s Participation in Violent Political Organizations” workshop held at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, hosted by Dara Kay Cohen, Kanisha Bond, Jakana Thomas, and Reed Wood, September 17-19, 2014.
  • “Women and War in Afghanistan” and “Careers in Security and Defence,” Women in International Security-Canada Annual Conference at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University, May 30-31, 2014.
  • “Seeing Women in Wars,” United States Institute of Peace, August 28, 2014.
  • “Revealing Hierarchy through Gender Lenses,” at Theorizing Hierarchies in International Relations Workshop, University of California, San Diego, hosted by David Lake, Janice Bially Mattern, and Ayse Zarakol, May 15, 2014
  • “Intimacy, Warfare, and Gender Hierarchy,” American Association of Geographers, April 9, 2014
  • “Relations International: Feminist Re-Visioning of Dyadic-Level War Theorizing,” American University, February 12, 2014
  • “Calculating Critique? Quantitative Methods for Critical/Constructivist IR Theorizing,” Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, December 5, 2013
  • “Relations International and Feminist War Theorizing,” Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, December 5, 2013
  • “Anarchy, Structure, Gender, and War,” Kings College London, December 2, 2013
  • “Gendered Strategy and Feminist War Theorizing,” Cambridge University, December 2, 2013
  • “The New Orientalism, Women’s Violence, and the Arab Spring,” Roskilde University, November 19, 2013
  • “Relations International and International Relations,” Danish Institute for International Studies, November 18, 2013
  • “Third-Image War Theorizing through Feminist Lenses,” National University of Singapore, October 4, 2013
  • “Relations International and International Relations,” Nanyang Technological University, October 3, 2013
  • “Anarchy, Structure, Gender, and War,” American University, March 7, 2013
  • “Kill the Women First: Gender and Intentional Civilian Victimization,” Graduate Institute of Geneva, February 26, 2013
  • “Feeling Suicide Terrorism: A Critical Feminist Approach,” University of Winnipeg, February 22, 2013
  • “Perpetrating Sexual Violence,” United States Institute of Peace, February 15, 2013
  • “Feminist Security Studies in Theory and Practice,” Belorussian State University, Minsk, Belarus, November 21, 2012.
  • “The Arab Spring for Women?” University of Southern California Center for International Studies, October 17, 2012
  • “Pride without Borders,” Keynote Address, Gainesville Pride Annual Banquet, September 21, 2012.
  • “Cisprivelege and the Intersection of Advantage,” University of Florida LGBTQI Affairs Council, September 18, 2012.
  • “Women’s Empowerment,” Keynote Speech, Women’s Welcome Reception, University of Florida, August 27, 2012
  • “Women’s Capacity and The Dressmaker of Khair Khana,” Commencement Address, University of Florida, August 20, 2012
  • “The Arab Spring for Women?,” University of Wisconsin-Madison International Relations Colloquium, April 24, 2012
  • “Women Affected by Conflict,” Keynote Speech, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority White Rose Ball, April 6, 2012.
  • “Relations International: Feminist Approaches to the Dyadic-Level Causes of Wars,” University of Southern California Center for International Studies, March 7, 2012
  • “Towards Transgendering International Security?” Minnesota International Relations Colloquium, February 6, 2012
  • “A Feminist Reading of the Paradox of Civilian Protection,” York University, April 26, 2011
  • “Relations International: Gender and Dyadic-Level Theories of War,” North Carolina State University, February 18, 2011
  • “Kill the Women First: Gender and Intentional Civilian Victimization,” North Carolina State University, February 16, 2011
  • “The Power of Peace: Seeing Gendered Opportunity Structures through Feminist Lenses,” the University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights, November 2, 2010
  • “Protective Shields or Open Doors? Women, Gender, and the Non-Combatant Immunity Principle,” Wellesley College, October 28, 2010
  • (with Jessica Peet), “Kill the Women First: Gender and Civilian Victimization,” Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Women and Public Policy Program, October 28, 2010
  • “Just War without Civilians,” United States Institute of Peace, August 27, 2010
  • “Gender and Security,” United States Department of State, Study of the United States, United States Foreign Policy Institute, July 7, 2010
  • “Women and Wars,” The Dynamo, Student Think Tank and the University of Florida, April 13, 2010
  • (with Jessica Peet), “Gendering Desperate Times: Feminist Perspectives on the Civilian Victimization Debate,” Twenty Years of Feminist International Relations Conference, April 10, 2010
  • “Mothers, Monsters, Whores: Women’s Violence in Global Politics,” University of Southern California Peace and Justice Studies Program, April 7, 2010
  • “Gender, War, and Militarism,” University of Southern California School of International Relations, April 6, 2010
  • “Morality, Legality, and Health: The Influence of the Grounds of Abortion Legality on Abortion-Related Health Issues,” University of Southern California Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics, April 5, 2010
  • “Intersections: Gender and Terrorism,” University of Florida Department of Women’s Studies “Gender Conversations” Series, November 20, 2009
  • “Gender and Security,” University of Florida Political Science Honors Society, September 28, 2009
  • “Gender and Alternative Dispute Resolution,” University of Florida Frederic Levin College of Law, September 22, 2009
  • “Gender Hierarchy as a Permissive Cause of War,” Invited Address to the Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, April 23, 2009
  • “Women: Armed and Dangerous,” Invited Presentation at Lancaster University, March 20, 2009
  • “Issues in Wartime Rape,” Virginia State University, February 27, 2009
  • “Gender and Leadership,” Atlantic Coast Conference Inter-University Academic Collaborative, February 21, 2009
  • “Mothers, Monsters, Whores: Women’s Violence in Global Politics,” Invited Address to the Political Science Club at the University of Virginia, November 19, 2008
  • “Through Feminist Lenses: Women’s Violence in Global Politics,” Invited Address in the “Through Feminist Eyes” Annual Lecture Series, Women’s Studies Program and Campus Women’s Center, Virginia Tech, November 12, 2008
  • “Exploring the Implications of Women’s Violence against Women,” Invited Presentation to the Women’s Studies Faculty, Virginia Tech, November 10, 2008
  • “How Will ‘She’ Decide? Gender Expectations and Political Leadership,” Invited Presentation to the student body, Hollins University, April 8, 2008
  • “Can Gender Improve Strategy? Unlikely Bedfellows of Feminism and Realism,” Invited Presentation, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, November 1, 2007
  • “Gendering the Empire’s Soldiers: Gendered Ideologies, the United States Military, and the War on Terror,” Invited address to a conference on Gender, War, and Militarism, University of Pennsylvania, October 26, 2007
  • “Mothers, Monsters, Whores: Women’s Violence in Global Politics.” (with Caron Gentry), Invited Presentation, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, April 9, 2007
  • “Will There Be a Just End in Iraq? Observations from a Feminist Standpoint,” Invited Presentation, Boston Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights, Tufts University, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, February 14, 2007
  • “Gender, Justice, and the Wars in Iraq,” Invited Address to the Graduate Consortium on Gender Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 13, 2007
  • “Gender and the Political Practice of Just War Stories” Invited Presentation, Institute for Women and Gender Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, December 1, 2006
  • “Gender, Justice, and the Wars in Iraq” Invited Presentation, Department of Political Science, University of Michigan, Dearborn, November 30, 2006
  • “Mean Girls: Women’s Violence in Global Politics.” Invited Presentation, Political Science Department, Duke University, November 26, 2006
  • “Empathetic War-Fighting.” Invited Presentation, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, November 9, 2006

Selected Research Presentations

  • 2017 Annual Meeting of the European International Studies Association
    • (with Cameron Thies) Program Chair, “Dimensions of Power in Global Politics”
  • 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association
    • Roundtable Discussion, “Sex, Gender, Gender Inequality, and War: New Research Frontiers”
    • (with J. Samuel Barkin), “Failure as a Critical Approach to Theorizing Politics”
  • 2017 International Studies Association Global South Caucus Meeting (Havana)
    • (with Kelly Kadera, Cameron Thies, and Max Maloney) “Complicating the Feminist Peace on the Local Level”
  • 2017 International Studies Association International Conference (Hong Kong)
    • (with Kelly Kadera and Cameron Thies), “Complicating ‘The Feminist Peace’”
  • 2017 Science of Politics Conference (Bucharest, Romania)
    • (with Kelly Kadera and Cameron Thies), “Correlation, Causation, or Nothing? Evaluating the Relationship Between Sex Equality and Violence”
  • 2017 International Feminist Journal of Politics Conference
    • (with Kelly Kadera and Cameron Thies), “Correlation, Causation, or Nothing? Evaluating the Relationship Between Sex Equality and Violence”
  • 2017 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association
    • (with J. Samuel Barkin), “How Does Global Politics Change? A Critique of Reliance on Evolutionary Theory in IR”
  • 2017 Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association
    • (with Kelly Kadera and Cameron Thies), “Critiquing the Feminist Peace”
  • 2016 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-Northeast
    • (with J. Samuel Barkin), “Failures of International Relations Theory”
  • 2016 Annual Meeting of the Peace Science Society
    • (with Kelly Kadera and Cameron Thies), “Critiquing the Feminist Peace”
    • (with Kelly Kadera), Workshop, What Peace Science and Peace Anti-Science Can Say to Each Other
  • 2016 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-West
    • (with Kelly Kadera and Cameron Thies), “Critiquing the Feminist Peace”
  • 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association
    • (with Anna Weissman), “The Girls of War, 1914-2014”
    • “Revealing Hierarchy through Gendered Lenses”
  • [withdrew from the 2016 British International Studies Association and the 2016 CEE-ISA Conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia].
  • 2016 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association
    • (with Helen Kinsella) “A Queer Critique of Evolutionary Theorizing in Security Studies: Implications for War and Peace”
    • “Women, Femininity, and Feminization in Conflict Leadership”
  • 2016 Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association
    • “Gender, Conflict, and Distribution in Global Politics”
  • 2015 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-Northeast
    • (with Kelly Kadera and Cameron Thies), “Gender Trouble: Looking Beyond Dichotomies in Gender and IR Research”
  • 2015 Millennium Conference
    • (with J. Samuel Barkin) “The Failures of Constructivist and Critical Theory in IR”
  • 2015 ISSS/ISAC (International Security) Conference
    • “The Impossible Woman: Theorizing Female Perpetrators of Conflict Sexual Violence”
  • 2015 EISA Pan-European Conference
    • “The Violence of Conflict Sexual Violence Jurisprudence”
    • “Gender Hierarchy and Gender Hierarchies in Global Politics”
    • “Gendered Power, Power Politics, and Interstate Conflict”
    • (with J. Samuel Barkin) “Calculating Critique: Thinking Outside the Methods Matching Game”
  • 2015 Meeting of the American Political Science Association
    • (with J. Samuel Barkin) “Doubting Dogma: Interrogating IR’s Constructivist-Critical Theory Synthesis”
    • (with J. Samuel Barkin) “Quantitative Methods in Critical and Constructivist IR Theory”
  • Theorizing Hierarchies Book Workshop, June 20, 2015
    • “Gender Hierarchies, Gendered Hierarchies, and Gendered Hierarchy in Global Politics”
  • 2015 Annual Meeting of the British International Studies Association
    • (at “Anarchy Reconsidered” workshop) “The Invisible Structures of Anarchy: Gender Hierarchy in Global Politics
  • Journal of Global Security Studies Inaugural Issue Conference, May 1, 2015
    • “The Security of Gender and the Genders of Security”
  • 2014 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-Northeast
    • “Cheap Thrills: Reading the Purpose of IR Theory”
  • 2014 Millennium Conference
    • “Cheap Thrills: Thinking about Knowledge Accumulation in IR.”
  • 2014 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-West
    • “Dimensions of Democracy: Topological Mapping and Operationalization in IR,” paper presentation
  • 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association
    • “Trans Theory and/as Political Theory,” roundtable presentation
  • 2014 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association
    • (with J. Samuel Barkin) “Calculating Critique: The Potential of Quantitative Methods for Critical and Constructivist IR,” paper presentation
    • “Queering the ‘Territorial Peace’? The Value of Queer Theory Conversing with ‘Mainstream’ IR,” paper presentation
    • “Women’s Leadership in ISA,” roundtable presentation
    • “Gaga Feminism in IR,” roundtable presentation
    • “Feminist Perspectives on Time and Space,” President’s roundtable presentation
    • “Women’s Work: The Gender Gap in International Relations Citation Practices,” roundtable presentation
    • “The Politics of Political Economy and Security in (Feminist) IR and Global Politics,” roundtable presentation
  • 2013 Meeting of the International Studies Association-Northeast
    • “Genderqueering Darwin: Feminist Responses to the Use of Evolutionary Theory in IR”
  • 2013 Meeting of the International Studies Association-West
    • “In the Army and In the Closet: Male Prostitution in the US Military”
  • 2013 Meeting of the American Political Science Association
    • “Outside the Law: Jurisprudence of Rape Among Women”
    • (with Christian Chessman) “Occupy as Method: The Queer Political and Epistemological Implications of Occupy in IR”
  • 2013 Meeting of the International Studies Association and the Peace Science Society
    • “Feminist Security Studies as Unsolvable”
  • 2013 2nd Annual International Feminist Journal of Politics conference
    • (with Lauren Wilcox), “Queering Darwin: The Paradox of a Feminist Evolutionary Approach”
  • 2013 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association:
    • (with Naveed Jayazeri) “Shut Out but Signifiers: Transgender Bodies and the United States Military Abroad,”
  • 2013 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association:
    • “In the Army and in the Closet: Military Bases, Male Prostitution, and Homoerotic Subcultures”
    • “Thinking about Feminist IR as Alkerian Argumentation”
    • “Women, War, and Post-War Transformation”
  • 2013 Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association:
    • “Organizing Women’s Caucuses: Achieving Essential Goals without Essentialism”
  • 2012 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-Northeast:
    • (with Lauren Wilcox), “Queering Darwin: The Paradox of a Feminist Evolutionary

Approach”

  • “Asking and Telling about Military Patriarchy: Making Trans- Bodies Visible in the Repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’”
  • “Queering IR Constructivism”
  • 2012 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-West:
    • “Rethinking War Ethics through Gendered Lenses”
    • “Where are the Women? Asking Feminist Questions of Wars and Conflicts”
  • “Shut Out but Signifiers: Transgender Bodies and the United States Military Abroad,” scheduled but weather-cancelled presentation at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 30-September 2, 2012.
  • International Feminist Journal of Politics first Annual Conference, Bloemfontein, South Africa, August 2-4, 2012
    • “Disidentifying (Gender and) International Relations”
  • 2012 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association:
    • “Quantitative Methods for Critical Feminist Theorists,” Workshop Presentation, in Counting What Counts and Telling Telling Stories,” organized by Suzanne Zwingel
    • (with Jonathon Whooley) “The Arab Spring for Women? Gender, Representation, and Middle Eastern Politics in 2011”
  • 2011 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-Northeast:
    • “Towards Transgendering Security Studies”
    • “Rape Among Women: The Case of Darfur”
  • 2011 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-West, Pasadena, California, September 23-24, 2011
    • “Rape Among Women: The Case of Nazi Germany”
  • 2011 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association:
    • (with Jessica Peet) “Gendering the Civilian Victimization Debate”
    • (with J. Samuel Barkin) “Eschewing Constructivism as Panacea”
  • 2011 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, Montreal, Canada, March 16-19, 2011
    • (with Jessica Peet) “Kill the Women First: Women as a Clausewitzian Center of Gravity”
  • 2010 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-Northeast:
    • (with J. Samuel Barkin) “What’s at Stake in the Debate Between Critical Theory and Constructivism?”
    • “Just War without Civilians”
  • 2010 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-South, St. Petersburg, Florida, October 22-23, 2010
    • “The Trans-embodiment of War(s): Gender (Ambiguity), Terror, and Violence”
  • 2010 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-West
    • “Quantitative Methods for Critical International Relations”
    • “Feminism and Realism: Looking Forward in International Relations”
  • 2010 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-Northeast
    • “What’s at Stake in the Debate Between Critical Theory and Constructivism?”
  • 2010 Workshop on Epistemology and Method in International Relations at the University of Florida
    • “Theoretical Geometry and Emancipatory Research”
  • 2010 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association
    • (with Catia Confortini) “The Power of Peace”
    • “Gender and the Causes of War”
  • 2009 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-Northeast
    • “Feminist Security Theorizing”
  • 2009 Annual Meeting of the International Studies-Association-West
    • “Gender, Just War, and Non-State Actors”
    • “Economic Sanctions and Bentham” on Authors Meet Critics Panel for Laura Sjoberg and Amy Eckert, eds. Rethinking the 21st Century
    • “Gender and War: A System-Level Theory?”
  • 2009 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association
    • “The Gendered Dynamics of Gendered War Crimes: Women’s Perpetration of Genocidal Rape”
  • 2008 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-Northeast,
    • “Gendering Global Conflict: Towards a Feminist Theory of War(?)”
  • 2008 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-West
    • Authors Meet Critics Panel: Mothers, Monsters, Whores: Women’s Violence in Global Politics, by Laura Sjoberg and Caron Gentry
    • “Gendered Strategies: Towards a Feminist Theory of War”
  • 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association
    • Organized panel, “The Personal is International: Women’s Lives, Gender Roles, and International Security”
    • “Gendered Tales of Gendered Perpetrators: Looking for ‘the Women’ in the Rwandan Genocide”
  • 2008 Annual Meeting of the National Women’s Studies Association
    • “Gendering the Empire’s Soldiers: Just War and Gendered Hero Stories”
  • Global Gender Justice Conference, George Mason University, April 17, 2008
    • “Women and the Genocidal Rape of Other Women: Studies in Gender Subordination?”
  • 2008 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association
    • “Sanctions and Economic Coercion: Can Old Solutions Address New Dilemmas?”
    • “Will They Every Understand? Looking Forward from 20 Years of Feminist IR”
    • “Gender, Power Transitions, and the Rise of China”
    • (roundtable presentations) “The State of the Field: Feminist IR,” “Confronting Terrorism: Bridging Multiple Divides,” and “Democracy and the FTGS Section”
  • 2007 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-West
    • “Will We Ever Make Anything of Feminism and Realism?”
    • (with Douglas Becker) “The Teacher Never Calls on Me: Gender and Active Learning”
    • (at “New Problems, Old Solutions” Workshop) “Bentham, sanction, and Sanctions”
  • 2007 Journeys in World Politics conference
    • “Feminism, Realism: Strategy, Fortuity”
  • 2007 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association
    • “Feminism for Realists and Realism for Feminists: A Theory of International Relations”
    • (with Caron Gentry) “Mean Girls: Seeing Gender Subordination with Women’s Violence”
    • (roundtable presentations) “The Status of Women in the International Studies Association” and “Gender and Active Learning”
    • (at “Security Studies: Feminist Contributions” Workshop) “Gendering Power Transition Theory”
    • (with Christopher Marcoux) “The Rational Design of International Institutions? A Study of the Kyoto Protocol”
  • 2006 Annual Meeting of International Studies Association-Northeast
    • “Whither the Relevance of Realism to Feminist International Relations Theory?”
  • 2006 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-West
    • (roundtable) “Author Meets Critics: Gender, Justice, and the Wars in Iraq
    • (with Caron Gentry) “Reduced to Bad Sex: The Racialized Pornographization of Violent Women in the War on Terror”
    • (roundtable presentation) “Gender and Active Learning”
    • “Feminism for Realists: Gender and Grand Strategy in the 21st Century”
  • 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association,
    • (with Christopher Marcoux) “Was Iraq a Threat to International Peace and Security? A Multimethod Approach”
    • “The Gendered Realities of the Immunity Principle: Why Gender Analysis Needs Feminism” (winner, Best Paper, Women and Politics Research Section)
  • 2006 Annual Meeting of the New England Political Science Association
    • “Feminism for Realists: Strategy and the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325”
    • “Empathy as a Guiding Principle for Just War theory”
  • 2006 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association,
    • “Does the Female Sex Criminal Turn Feminism Upside Down? Women, the State, and War”
    • (roundtable presentation) “The state of feminist security theory”
  • 2005 Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Political Science Association
    • “Feminist justice for just war ”
    • “Gendered Torture: Observations from Abu Ghraib”
  • 2005 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-West
    • “Feminist insights into gender for the 21st century”
  • 2005 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association
    • “Moving Just War Theory into the 21st century”
  • 2005 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association
    • “Race, Sex, and Torture: Feminist Visions of the War in Iraq”
  • 2004 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association,
    • “Emancipatory Feminist Method: Some Applicatory Suggestions”
    • (roundtable presentation) “The Implementation of Resolution 1325 in Iraq”
  • 2003 Annual Meeting of the Western Social Science Association (WSSA)
    • “‘Just War’ or Just War:  Feminisms, Just War Theory, and Sanctions on Iraq”
  • 2003 Annual Meeting of the Northeast Political Science Association
    • “Gendering Just War: Feminist Evaluations of ‘Operation Iraqi Freedom.’”
  • 2003 Annual Meeting of International Studies Association-West
    • “Gendering Just War: Feminist Evaluations of Economic Sanctions”
    • “Mathematics as Emancipatory Feminist Method”
  • 2003 Annual Meeting of the National Women’s Studies Association
    • “The Gendered Humynitarian Situation in Iraq: A Postmodern Feminist Interpretation”
  • 2003 Institute for Qualitative Research Methods
    • “Snapshots in Gender and Security”